Who is Viswanathan Anand?
Viswanathan Anand is the household name when it comes to chess in India. Without his maneuvers, it’s hard to imagine how chess would have advanced in the country. . He is a former World Chess Champion, the first chess icon from India, and is often regarded as the best rapid player of his generation.
Today, Subba Rao is affectionately called “Mr. IR8” and “Dhaan Pandit” in his community, due to his huge success in multiplying IR8 seeds. Incidentally, this pioneering farmer has also been instrumental in promoting and distributing Swarna-Sub1, a flood-tolerant variety of rice developed in 1979!
What are the records created by this master chess player?